PYGMY SLOW LORIS

SCIENTIFIC NAME:  Nycticebus pygmaeus

HABITAT:  Thick foliage tropical rain forests or bamboo groves in sothern Yunnan, Laous, Vietnam, and Cambodia.

CONSERVATION STATUS: Vulnerable
                                                   

FUN FACT: 

If threatened, the pygmy slow loris can emit a strong odor in an attempt to deter a predator. If the predator persists, the pygmy slow loris can produce a secretion that is toxic when mixed with saliva and would then proceed to attempt to bite the predator.

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